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Through its recent policy, the federal government has banned the importation of tomato paste, powder, or concentrate for retail sales, as well as of preserved tomatoes. It also increased tariff for tomato concentrate, presumably for commercial use from five...
The federal government and the World Bank under the FADAMA III Project have approved a new programme initiative under the Graduate Unemployment Youths Support Scheme known as FADAMA GUYSS, with the aim of engaging about 6,000 youths in agricultural...
The Chairman of Kano State Anchor Borrowers Recovery Team, who is also the Managing Director of Kano Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (KNARDA), Professor Mahmud Daneji, has revealed that out of the 5,540 beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s agricultural...
Farmers across the country have been urged to embrace the federal government’s whistle blowing policy by exposing any agro dealer trying to sell government’s fertiliser above the approved price of N5,500 per bag in their localities or hoarding the...
Agro News Nigeria presents the second edition of the Abuja Agro Commodities Investment and Export workshop. The 2016 edition of the Agro Commodities Investment workshop was held on the 5th November, 2016 in Abuja. The workshop is scheduled to hold on...
The Minister of state, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed has said over 4.4 million people who had been affected by the Boko haram insurgency in the North East need food, clothing and shelter. She however said the Government...
Food security remains a global need which underscores the need for enhanced agricultural productivity. Unfortunately low agricultural productivity as a result of lack of improved seeds and other key inputs continue to hinder agricultural development. Ruth Tene Natsa writes...
The federal government has confirmed the supply of 1.1 million metric tonnes of fish to cover the deficit of 2.1 million metric tonnes. This was disclosed by the minister of state for agriculture and rural development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, during...
The Nigerian rice revolution began with the immediate past administration’s foray into the diversification of the Nigerian economy, with special focus on agriculture and solid minerals. Today, the President Buhari’s administration has taken the gauntlet with the administration revolutionising the...
Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, may become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021. Speaking at the Mo Ibrahim Forum in Morocco over the weekend, Adesina said Africa...

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Nigeria: Govt’s Policy On Tomato – an Appraisal

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Fertliser producers ask farmers to blow whistle on sharp practices

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Abuja Agro Commodities Investment Workshop; Register To Participate

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Over 4.4 million people in North East Region Need Food-Mrs Ahmed

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